Jack Adams (ice hockey, born 1920)

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John Adams
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Born (1920-05-05)May 5, 1920
Calgary, AB, CAN
Died August 21, 1996(1996-08-21) (aged 76)
Surrey, BC, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 163 lb (74 kg; 11 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1938–1949

John Ellis "Jack" Adams (May 5, 1920 – August 21, 1996) was a professional ice hockey Left winger who played one season in the National Hockey League with the Montreal Canadiens. He was born in Calgary, Alberta. He died on Aug 21, 1996 in Surrey, British Columbia.[1][2]

Playing career[edit]

Jack Adams played 42 regular season games and three playoff games for the Montreal Canadiens in the 1940–41 NHL season. During the regular season, he scored 6 goals and 18 points; during the playoffs, he was held pointless. He only played that one season in the NHL.

He also played for several Canadian minor league hockey teams, both before and after his NHL stint.

In 1941, he was married to Valerie Rowan of Vancouver, British Columbia.[3][4] He died in 1996 at Surrey, British Columbia.[5] His wife, Valerie died in 2009.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1938–39 Vancouver Lions PCHL 5 13 18 16
1939–40 Vancouver Lions PCHL 12 12 24 16
1940–41 Montreal Canadiens NHL 42 6 12 18 11 3 0 0 0 0
1945–46 Buffalo Bisons AHL 19 2 2 4 0 9 4 4 8 4
1945–46 Montreal Royals QSHL 4 2 1 3 5
1946–47 Houston Skippers USHL 20 2 5 7 6
1947–48 New Westminster Royals PCHL 52 20 13 33 36
1948–49 New Westminster Royals PCHL 41 8 8 16 21 12 1 2 3 8
NHL totals 42 6 12 18 11 3 0 0 0 0
PCHL totals >93 45 46 91 89 12 1 2 4 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Obituary: Vancouver Sun, August 23, 1996, p.E1
  2. ^ Listed as deceased, date unknown, in the database of the Society for International Hockey Research
  3. ^ The Vancouver Sun - Google News Archive Search
  4. ^ The Sunday Sun - Google News Archive Search
  5. ^ "Classifieds", Vancouver Sun, August 23, 1996, p E1
  6. ^ Valerie Adams Obituary: View Valerie Adams's Obituary by The Vancouver Sun

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